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What Is Your Dangerous Idea?: Today’s Leading Thinkers on the Unthinkable

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The world's leading scientific thinkers explore bold, remarkable, perilous ideas that could change our lives—for better . . . or for worse . . . From Copernicus to Darwin, to current-day thinkers, scientists have always promoted theories and unveiled…
This Will Make You Smarter: New Scientific Concepts to Improve Your Thinking

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Edge.org presents brilliant, accessible, cutting-edge ideas to improve our decision-making skills and improve our cognitive toolkits, with contributions by Nassim Nicholas Taleb, Richard Dawkins, Brian Eno, Steven Pinker, and more. Featuring a foreword by New…
Know This: Today's Most Interesting And Important Scientific Ideas, Discoveries, And Developments

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Scientific developments radically alter our understanding of the world. Whether it's technology, climate change, health research, or the latest revelations of neuroscience, physics, or psychology, science has, as Edge editor John Brockman says, "become a big…
What Should We Be Worried About?: Real Scenarios That Keep Scientists Up At Night

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Drawing from the horizons of science, today's leading thinkers reveal the hidden threats nobody is talking about—and expose the false fears everyone else is distracted by. What should we be worried about? That is the question John Brockman, publisher of…
This Will Change Everything: Ideas That Will Shape the Future
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|December 22, 2009

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“ This Will Change Everything offers seemingly radical but actually feasible ideas with the potential to change the world.”—Jared Diamond, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Guns, Germs, and Steel Editor John Brockman continues in the same vein as…
Is the Internet Changing the Way You Think?: The Net's Impact on Our Minds and Future

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Steven Pinker, Richard Dawkins, Chris Anderson, Nassim Taleb, and nearly 150 other intellectual rock stars reveal how the internet is changing our minds, culture, and future, in John Brockman’s latest compendium from Harper Perennial and Edge.org.
Know This: Today's Most Interesting And Important Scientific Ideas, Discoveries, And Developments

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Today's most visionary thinkers reveal the cutting-edge scientific ideas and breakthroughs you must understand. Scientific developments radically change and enlighten our understanding of the world -- whether it's advances in technology and medical research or…
Third Culture: Beyond the Scientific Revolution
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|May 7, 1996

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Thirty-five years ago, C. P. Snow, in a now famous essay, wrote about the polarization of the "two cultures" -- literary intellectuals on the one hand, and scientists on the other. Although he hoped for the emergence of a "third culture" that would bridge the…
Life: The Leading Edge of Evolutionary Biology, Genetics, Anthropology, and Environmental Science

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The newest addition to John Brockman’s Edge.org series explores life itself, bringing together the world’s leading biologists, geneticists, and evolutionary theorists—including Richard Dawkins, Edward O. Wilson, J. Craig Venter, and Freeman…
The Mind: Leading Scientists Explore the Brain, Memory, Personality, and Happiness

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"Theway Brockman interlaces essays about research on the frontiers of science withones on artistic vision, education, psychology and economics is sure to buzzany brain." — Chicago Sun-Times on This WillChange Everything Markingthe debut of a hard-hitting…
What Have You Changed Your Mind About?: Today's Leading Minds Rethink Everything

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Even geniuses change their minds sometimes. Edge (www.edge.org), the influential online intellectual salon, recently asked 150 high-powered thinkers to discuss their most telling missteps and reconsiderations: What have you changed your mind about? The answers…
How Things Are
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|January 6, 2010

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